Karen Diaz
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Karen Diaz

East Africa Bush Tails

The laughter of a child lights up the house. In the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya, the fate of elephants and people is intertwined — the threats they face, they face together. Poaching and habitat loss don’t just hurt elephants; they hurt the livelihoods of the local Samburu people

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Client Trip Reports

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Private Safari to Tanzania Dear Kollin, A BIG THANK YOU to you especially, Kollin and the entire Africa Adventure Company team who helped planned our safari!  We had a fantastic trip!  Your guidance, planning and professionalism ensured everything went smoothly and I truly appreciate your hard

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Office Trip Reports

LAKE VICTORIA and ENTEBBE Departed from Hotel  No 5 with Francis our guide at 7am for the half day boat tour and visit to the Mabamba Swamp. We were successful in seeing a shoebill stork and were able to approach very closely to a number of other species. MOST INTREPID

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Office Trip Reports

Departing from Uganda, our next leg of the journey began in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. CENTRAL KALAHARI GAME RESERVE – KALAHARI PLAINS There are very few places Mark hasn’t visited, so he was very excited to visit the Central Kalahari for the first time! Even better was the fact

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AAC Events

It is great pleasure to announce that Mark Nolting has been included on the list of Top Travel Specialists AGAIN – always serving travelers with the highest standards and the most unique safari experiences. Mark and the team are thrilled!

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Office Trip Reports

Appropriately called “The Country of a Thousand Hills,” Rwanda is predominantly grassy uplands and hills. I share some highlights of my ten days in country. Akagera  – I took a direct flight from Addis to Kigali and connected on a three hour road transfer through to Akagera National Park. This

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AAC Events

On behalf of Mark and the entire AAC team, we thank you for joining our Safari Soirée last Wednesday. It was a pleasure being able to share the evening event with our wonderful clients and friends. It was thrilling to hear our guest speakers Calvin Cottar, Brooks Kamanakao, Nic Polenakis and James Currie talking

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Poised between land and sea, between the ancient Table Mountain and bustle of the working historic harbour that is the V&A Waterfront. We are ideally positioned, not just to explore all the many delights that Cape Town offers, but to delve back into history. Indeed, it is the early formation

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Two spots available on the July 11 Zimbabwe safari departure with Mark Nolting as trip leader.  Includes four days with Nick Murray guiding in his beloved Mana Pools. Click below to read beautiful memories from Mark’s trip in 2018 where the plan evolved for this exclusive group safari. Click on

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Office Trip Reports

Jan 10 – Arrived on Kilimanjaro Greetings from Kilimanjaro, Tanzania! After a comfortable flight on Emirates and a layover in Dubai we have arrived the Kilimanjaro Airport. We checked in to the charming Kahawa Cottage. Located outside of Arusha, the hotel is the perfect place to begin (or end) a

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